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576 Possible Causes for Dry, Brittle Hair, Non-Pitting Edema, Pediatric Disorder

  • Marasmus

    Diagnosis and treatment of feeding disorders in children with developmental disabilities. Pediatrics. 2001 Sep. 108(3):671-6. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] Other symptoms may include diarrhea; dehydration; behavioral changes; dry, loose skin; and dry, brittle hair.[britannica.com] Dry skin and brittle hair are also symptoms of marasmus. Marasmus can also make children short-tempered and irritable.[en.wikipedia.org] However marasmus is more common than kwashiorkor in dry climates as they will also usually lack fluids.[healthguidance.org]

    Missing: Non-Pitting Edema
  • Juvenile Myxedema

    Her skin had always been quite dry. Her medical history and review of systems were otherwise non-contributory.[mdedge.com] pitting edema Lower extremities - pitting edema Diffuse alopecia Bradycardia Peripheral edema Delayed tendon reflex relaxation Carpal tunnel syndrome Serous cavity effusions[quizlet.com] The patient at diagnosis with apathy, myxedema of the extremities, and sparse-brittle hair.[hormones.gr] Frieden, two of the most important names in the fields of dermatology and pediatrics.[books.google.de]

  • Kwashiorkor

    Cutaneous manifestations include xerosis, with abnormally dry skin that has a flaking enamel paint aspect, a typical red to gray-white hair color, the "flag sign" and more[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bipedal non-pitting edema may occur in the legs due to the osmotic imbalance.[symptoma.com] hair that may turn reddish yellow or white develop ridged nails Many malnourished children will become intolerant to milk sugar (develop lactose intolerance ).[your.md] […] primer on the disorders and diseases that may affect the gastrointestinal tract in neonates and children.[books.google.ro]

  • Constipation

    In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficacy of dry cupping therapy (an Eastern traditional manipulative therapy) in children with functional constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] brittle fingernails impaired memory a puffy face A blood test known as a thyroid function test can help assess the function of your thyroid.[healthline.com] Mousa, The value of fluoroscopic defecography in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of defecation disorders in children, Pediatric Radiology, 45, 2, (173), (2015).[doi.org] Major symptoms and signs of digestive tract disorders. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, St. Geme JW, Schor NF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 20th ed.[medlineplus.gov]

    Missing: Non-Pitting Edema
  • Argininosuccinic Aciduria

    The disease is characterized by mental and physical retardation, liver enlargement, skin lesions, dry and brittle hair showing trichorrhexis nodosa microscopically and fluorescing[uniprot.org] Progressive liver damage, skin lesions, and brittle hair may also be seen.[en.wikipedia.org] Current strategies for the management of neonatal urea cycle disorders. J Pediatr. 2001; 138 :S30–9. [ PubMed : 11148547 ] Summar M, Tuchman M.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Certain products may require to ship with dry ice and additional dry ice fee may apply.[mybiosource.com]

    Missing: Non-Pitting Edema
  • Familial Short Stature

    Any signs of chronic disease (dyspnea, diarrhea, blood in stools, joint pain, recurrent respiratory tract infection) Weight gain Cushing syndrome Fatigue, constipation, dry[drhc.ae] General examination: Pallor, dry skin, facial coarsening, hair loss, non-pitting edema suggest hypothyroidism Lymphedema is observed with Turner syndrome Increased weight,[online.epocrates.com] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 783.43 converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R62.52 Short stature (child) Approximate Synonyms BIDS brittle hair-impaired intellect-decreased fertility-short[icd9data.com] Lifshitz F, Zandsberg S (1985) Disorders of growth. In: Lifshitz F (ed) Pediatric endocrinology. Marcel Dekker, New York p 14 Google Scholar 14.[link.springer.com]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    […] diuretics), have a bowel movement (enemas and laxatives), or decrease their appetite (diet pills) Other symptoms of anorexia may include: Blotchy or yellow skin that is dry[mentalhealth.gov] Physical effects of anorexia Some of the physical effects of anorexia nervosa may include: brittle hair and nails dry or yellowing skin feeling cold easily a soft downy hair[au.reachout.com] Identifying and treating eating disorders. Pediatrics. 2003;111:204-11. ).[acphospitalist.org] Physical symptoms that develop over time, including: low tolerance of cold weather, brittle hair and nails, dry or yellowing skin, anemia, constipation, swollen joints and[my.clevelandclinic.org]

    Missing: Non-Pitting Edema
  • Acne Vulgaris

    CONCLUSION: The oily, acidic, dry, and very dry skin of the acne vulgaris patients and the oily, acidic, and very dry skin of the rosacea patients are factors facilitating[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sebum softens the hair shaft preventing it from becoming brittle. Sebum also prevents moisture loss from the skin and is slightly acidic, which helps to deter pathogens.[osmosis.org] Tollefson, Endocrine disorders and hormonal therapy for adolescent acne, Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000515, 29, 4, (455-465), (2017).[doi.org] Consensus statement on management of intersex disorders. J Pediatr Urol 2006 ; 2: 148 62 Google Scholar Crossref Medline 55. Hughes, IA.[doi.org]

    Missing: Non-Pitting Edema
  • Hypothyroidism

    Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[icd9data.com] There is pitting or non pitting edema in extremities. Nervous Headaches, paresthesia and forgetfulness are common.[symptoma.com] Other findings may include pale, yellow skin, thin and brittle hair, coarse facial features, brittle nails, firm swelling of the arms and legs, and mental slowing.[uclahealth.org] Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) is a quite common disorder in the pediatric age group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    One of the most common pediatric disorders, anemia has many potential causes. Anemia is often a symptom of a disease rather than a disease itself.[childrenshospital.org] Dry Cereals You can also eat lots of dry cereals since they are commonly fortified with iron and folic acid in recent years.[organicfacts.net] […] regrowth), the following skin, hair, and nail changes are seen in hypothyroidism: Pale, cool, and thick or "doughy" skin Dry, brittle hair, and hair loss, especially near[verywell.com] Anemia can produce other symptoms, such as: paleness shortness of breath cold hands and feet headaches dizziness fast, slow, or uneven heartbeat brittle nails or hair loss[familydoctor.org]

    Missing: Non-Pitting Edema

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